CVE-2011-2211

2012-06-13T10:24:00
ID CVE-2011-2211
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2012-06-13T16:15:00

Description

The osf_wait4 function in arch/alpha/kernel/osf_sys.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.4 on the Alpha platform uses an incorrect pointer, which allows local users to gain privileges by writing a certain integer value to kernel memory.